Visa

The cards that allow you to make transactions wherever you are – you can make payments quickly and you can rely on our cards’ security. They are widely accepted in both home or abroad which means you can move around without cash in your wallet.

 

Banknext Wearablepay

The wearablepay is a new way to make your purchases quickly and easy, with no need to carry cash or a card anymore. You only need to wear it, hold it over the POS terminal display, pay and you are ready to go!

 

Everything you need to know about the wearablepay

  • Contactless Visa wearable card
  • PIN not required for transactions up to €20 in Cyprus, for transactions abroad the amount may vary
  • Issuance fee €10 without an annual membership fee
  • Can be connected to any Visa credit, debit or prepaid card
  • Flexible and water-resistant material
  • Available in black, white, bordeaux and blue color
  • Participation in the Antamivi Reward Scheme

 

For the instructions manual press here

FAQ’s

Banknext Tagpay

 

     

The tagpay is a new way to make your purchases quickly and easy, with no need to carry cash or a card. You only stick it on your mobile phone, hold it over the POS terminal display, pay and you are ready to go!

Everything you need to know about the tagpay

  • Contactless Visa wearable card
  • PIN not required for transactions up to €20 in Cyprus, for transactions abroad the amount may vary
  • Issuance fee €5 without an annual membership fee
  • Can be connected to any Visa credit, debit or prepaid card
  • Available in light grey and dark grey color
  • Participation in the Antamivi Reward Scheme

 

For the instructions manual press here

FAQ’s

VISA Credit & Debit Card

We offer two main types of Visa so that you can choose the one that best suits your lifestyle and preferences:

Credit Visa

 

This is the privileged choice with truly attractive benefits!

The classic Credit Visa card is a choice for everyone with a regular income – we offer it at the annual fee of €10 for the primary cardholder and 5 for each additional cardholder.

The Gold and Platinum are ideal for those with high income. We offer our Gold at the annual fee of €50 for the primary cardholder and €25 for each additional cardholder. We offer our Platinum at the annual fee of €90. You can include additional cardholders for €65. 

Key features and benefits

  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.
  • participation in our Draw schemes
  • free travel insurance for you and your family every time you pay for your travel fares with your Gold or Platinum Visa credit card
  • free Student Travel Assistance when your ticket is paid in full before your trip with your parents’ Gold or Platinum credit card
  • you enjoy the worldwide Concierge service if you are a Gold or Platinum cardholder
  • you have the option to receive the Priority Pass card – with free annual membership for Platinum credit card holders – which allows you access to 600 worldwide VIP lounges in 300 cities and 100 countries.  It is necessary for Priority Pass holders to present their card when entering Airport Lounges (where the Priority Pass sign appears). The charge is €24 per person per visit
  • credit limits vary according to your needs and financial status
  • 24-hour service through ATMs
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone
  • interest-free period – from 20 to 40 days – if you settle your monthly balance in full
  • free enrollment to the “Save a la Card Scheme” where you save money every time you use your card!

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Direct Visa

We call them ‘Direct’ because they are directly connected to one of your accounts, allowing you to use your existing funds wherever you are – it’s simple and easy!

The classic Debit Visa card is a choice for everyone with a regular income – we offer it at the annual fee of 5 for the primary cardholder and 5 for each additional cardholder.

The Gold and Platinum are ideal for those with high income. We offer our Gold at the annual fee of €50 for the primary cardholder and €25 for each additional cardholder. We offer our Platinum at the annual fee of €90. You can include additional cardholders for €65. 

Key features and benefits

  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.
  • participation in our Draw schemes
  • free travel insurance for you and your family every time you pay for your travel fares with your Gold or Platinum Visa debit card
  • free Student Travel Assistance when your ticket is paid in full before your trip with your parents’ Gold or Platinum debit card
  • you enjoy the worldwide Concierge service if you are a Gold or Platinum cardholder
  • you have the option to receive the Priority Pass card – with free annual membership for Platinum debit card holders – which allows you access to 600 worldwide VIP lounges in 300 cities and 100 countries.  It is necessary for Priority Pass holders to present their card when entering Airport Lounges (where the Priority Pass sign appears). The charge is €24 per person per visit
  • 24-hour service through ATMs
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone

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Specialty cards

Prepaid Visa

 

 

With the bank of Cyprus Prepaid Visa card you have better control of your expenses because you choose the amount you want to spend. Annual subscription €5.

It is very easy to use. You just select the amount you want to load on the prepaid card, which is the maximum amount you can spend. In this way, you can have better planning, controlling your expenses for purchases, travel, entertainment, etc., and always feel safe!

Key features and benefits

  • there is no limit on the load amount
  • you can load your prepaid card in any bank of Cyprus branch, through bank of Cyprus ATM or through 1bank
  • choice of 2 different card colours (light blue and pink)
  • eligible for customers 12 years old and over
  • participationin our Draw schemes
  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses (with the excemption of cards issued to minors)
  • free cash withdrawals from any bank of Cyprus ATM in Cyprus
  • widely accepted in …. Cyprus and abroad
  • 24-hour service through ATMs
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone

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Internet Visa card

Internet VISA

The card is not offered anymore for new applicants. It is still valid for the existing holders.  The card that we now offer for internet transactions is the Prepaid Visa.

Key features and benefits of the existing Internet Visa card

  • it’s an international Visa Electron card with its own separate account and for internet transactions only
  • you participate in our Draw scheme where you are eligible to win great prizes all year round
  • 24-hour online transfer of funds through 1bank, whenever you need it for your internet transactions
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone

 

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18–25 Youth Card

Are you 18 – 25 years old? Get now the Youth Card 18 – 25 which offers you besides all the other benefits the innovative Debit Card Visa Contactless for even easier and simpler transactions.

The only thing you have to do is to get the Youth Card 18 – 25 and enjoy significant privileges that only young people aged 18 – 25 years old can enjoy!

Key Features and benefits of Youth Card 18 – 25

  • Visa Debit Card with Contactless Technology for even easier and simpler transactions (without PIN and signatures)
  • free ATM withdrawals, worldwide(administration levy on foreign transactions except EUR & SEK apply) 
  • free subscription for the American Express card of your choice up to your 25th birthday
    • American Express Blue Card, with the option to join the AlphaMega American Express scheme through which you receive voucher for free shopping every 3 months
    • American Express Green Cashback Card, that participates at the cashback scheme through which your card account is credited with a percentage return every 3 months according to your purchases
  • 24hour automatic transfer of money to your account without any charges
  • participation in Draw schemes
  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.

Youth Card 18 – 25, is the first card in Cyprus embedded with the Contactless Technology, where the card does not need to physically make contact with the card reader. Payments can be made by simply holding the card against the reader, without the need of entering a PIN. Cards with Contactless technology can be used for payments of up to €20 in Cyprus, whereas for payments abroad the amount might vary. For payments of more than €20, a PIN is required. 

 

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Visa cards for football fans

Football fans can enjoy privileged discounts at the APOEL, APOLLON, AEL, AEK or OMONIA football clubs through our cobranded cards.  There is no need to be a Bank of Cyprus customer in order to apply for the card of your team.

Cardholder benefits include discounts on season tickets, as well as all the other benefits of the Classic Bank of Cyprus Visa cards.

APOEL Visa and APOEL Visa Prepaid

 ΑΠΟΕΛ Visa  APOEL Visa Prepaid  

APOEL fans can choose between two different APOEL card products:

  • APOEL Credit Visa - at the annual fee of €25
  • APOEL Prepaid Visa - at the annual fee of €10

APOEL VISA cardholder will also be financially supporting their favourite team, since a percentage of their card transactions, is returned to the APOEL Football Club.

Key features and benefits

  • Double points from APOEL FC Loyalty/Membership scheme for any purchases from the Orange Shop
  • 90 points from APOEL FC Loyalty/Membership scheme upon season ticket renewal. Additional 90 points for immediate relatives (e.g child, wife, brother/sister) when renweing their season ticket.   
  • 10% discount on team products from the Orange Shop
  • participation in our Draw schemes
  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.
  • wide card acceptance, both in Cyprus and abroad
  • a 20 to 40 day interest-free period, when the card accounts monthly balance is settled in full
  • higher security for your card transactions, through the SMS Care Service, which provides card transaction information, via sms, to your mobile phone

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Omonoia Visa and Omonoia Visa Prepaid

Omonoia Visa   Omonoia Visa Prepaid

We offer two different cards for the Omonia fans:

  • Omonia Credit Visa - at the annual fee of €25
  • Omonia Prepaid Visa - at the annual fee of €10

Key features and benefits

  • 10% discount on season tickets
  • 10% discount for the Green Boutique
  • participation in our Draw schemes
  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.
  • widely accepted in both Cyprus and abroad
  • interest-free period from 20 to 40 days if you settle your credit card’s monthly balance in full
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone

Apollon Visa and Apollon Visa Prepaid

 Apollon Visa   Apollon Visa Prepaid

We offer two different cards for the Apollon  fans:

  • Apollon Credit Visa - at the annual fee of €25
  • Apollon Prepaid Visa - at the annual fee of €10

Key features and benefits

  • 10% discount on season tickets
  • 10% discount for the Apollon Boutique
  • participation in our Draw schemes
  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.
  • widely accepted in both Cyprus and abroad
  • interest-free period from 20 to 40 days if you settle your credit card’s monthly balance in full
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone

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AEL Visa and AEL Visa Prepaid

AEL Visa   AEL Visa Prepaid 

We offer two different cards for the AEL fans:

  • AEL Credit Visa - at the annual fee of €25
  • AEL Prepaid Visa - at the annual fee of €10

Key features and benefits

  • 15% discount for the AEL Boutique
  • participation in our Draw schemes
  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.
  • widely accepted in both Cyprus and abroad
  • interest-free period from 20 to 40 days if you settle your credit card’s monthly balance in full
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone

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AEK Visa and AEK Visa Prepaid

AEK Visa   AEK Visa Prepaid

We offer two different cards for the AEK  fans:

  • AEK Credit Visa - at the annual fee of €25
  • AEK Prepaid Visa - at the annual fee of €10

Key features and benefits

  • 10% discount on season tickets
  • 15% discount for the AEK Boutique
  • participation in our Draw schemes
  • Participation in the antamivi scheme that rewards your every day transactions with points, by using your  cards in more than 500 outlets all over Cyprus. You can redeem these points during purchases from the participating businesses.
  • widely accepted in both Cyprus and abroad
  • interest-free period from 20 to 40 days if you settle your credit card’s monthly balance in full
  • higher security through our SMS Care providing information about your transactions on your mobile phone

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Your bank on your mobile

SMS Care enables you to stay informed and up-to-date about your financial activities and about our new products or services.

Keep track of...

  • transactions you’ve made with your cards (debit or credit). After a transaction, we send you an SMS message to your mobile phone notifying you on the amount, thus eliminating any fraud worries.
  • your account's available balance daily, weekly or monthly – you have the option to receive the message in the morning, noon, or afternoon / night
  • our new products and services – whether retail or cards.

 

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